NEW MUSIC: GUCCI MANE – ‘MR. DAVIS’

October 18, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Only a year after releasing The Return of East Atlanta Santa, Gucci Mane drops Mr. Davis. “I planned on originally putting it out September the 15th; then, I started having the idea of putting it out October the 17th, but that’s the day I get married, so Friday the 13th sounds better,” Guwop told MTV News. “I love putting out music on 10/17, I feel like, it’d even make the whole wedding more powerful, because that’s like, my national holiday. In my mind, it’s coming out 10/17, but I’m dropping it early, Friday the 13th.” The project features 17 tracks including Read More

STREAM MASTER P’S NEW ALBUM ‘INTELLIGENT HOODLUM’

May 30, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Master P steps back on the scene with his 15th studio album, Intelligent Hoodlum. The project include 9-tracks and appearances from Romeo Miller, Silkk the Shocker, Jeremih and Krazy with production by BlaqNmilD & MikNef. “My upbringing made me get out here,” he told Rap-Up, the album’s themes, and his longevity. said. “To get on my game, and do what I’m doing now, to be able to have longevity at this and still be able to hold it down in this music industry without selling my soul, selling over 100 million records, and only having a distribution deal. We’ve always been independent. No Read More

NEW MUSIC: JAY JONES x HOLLYGROVE KEEM x BTY YOUNGN – “CUT THE CHECK”

May 15, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

In the wake of his untimely death, BTY YoungN joins fellow New Orleans natives Jay Jones and Hollygrove Keem on their joint effort “Cut the Check.”  The project includes the breakout hit “Stay Down” and the Fetty Wap assisted single “The Zoo” with appearances from the legendary Jay Da Menace (of Black Menace), recent 300 signee Navè Monjo, T3, AR-Ab, Remyboy Monty, and C-Dash. It’s available for download/streaming everywhere music is sold, including iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Music, Spotify, Tidal, JPay, and hundreds of other international outlets. Jay Jones is currently on tour with Lil Wayne’s Kloser 2 U Tour Read More

KENDRICK LAMAR ANNOUNCES TITLE AND TRACKLISTING FOR NEW ALBUM

April 12, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Kendrick Lamar lets go of the title and tracklisting for his third studio album, DAMN. “I think now, how wayward things have gone within the past few months, my focus is ultimately going back to my community and the other communities around the world where they’re doing the groundwork,” he told T Magazine. “To Pimp a Butterfly was addressing the problem. I’m in a space now where I’m not addressing the problem anymore. We’re in a time where we exclude one major component out of this whole thing called life: God. Nobody speaks on it because it’s almost in conflict with what’s Read More

LETOYA LUCKETT RELEASES ‘BACK 2 LIFE’ TRACKLISTING

April 12, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Returning from a eight-year hiatus, LeToya Luckett is gearing up for the release of her third album Back 2 Life. The project features 13-songs including the title track Back 2 Life which was released in Janurary and singles “My Love,” “Worlds Apart,” and “Disconnected” with one feature, Ludacris. This album comes after Luckett’s divorce from her ex- husband Rob Hillman and serves as the follow-up to her 2009 Lp Lady Love dropped back in 2009. Back 2 Life is set to be released on May 12. BACK 2 LIFE TRACKLISTING 1. “I’m Ready” 2. “B2L” 3. “Show Me” 4. “Used To” 5. “Middle” 6. “Grey” feat. Ludacris 7. Read More

ALBUM REVIEW: FUTURE “HNDRXX”

March 4, 2017 Kameron Hay 0

Releasing new albums in consecutive weeks isn’t typically a conventional way to put out music. But then again, nothing about Future’s career path has been conventional. Just a couple of days after the release of FUTURE, there were rumors beginning to swirl that there was another album on the horizon coming a week later. Those rumors would be confirmed when Future would post a picture on his instagram account revealing the album cover and title of the upcoming album, HNDRXX. The album I always wanted to make, timing is everything & with that being said #HNDRXX link in my bio A post shared by Read More

STREAM ED SHEERAN’S NEW ALBUM ‘÷’

March 3, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Ed Sheeran’s third studio album make its debut.  ÷ features 16 tracks including the previously released singles “Castle on the Hill” and “Shape of You.”  “I was self-conscious about it on my first album, because I’d never had any success, I’d never sold any records, never sold a ticket, and I was terrified that it would be over in an instant,” he said. “The album got panned by the critics and I was like: ‘Fuck, this is it.’ But now I’m at a point where, even if I get a one-star review for every album I release for the rest of Read More

ALBUM DEBUT: JIDENNA – ‘THE CHIEF’

February 21, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Can you believe it’s been two years since Jidenna burned threw the air waves with “Classic Man?” Now the established gent has finally delivered his debut album The Chief. “The Chief is a story of manhood,” Jidenna told KMEL, “the story of me coming into my manhood after my father passed and the trials and tribulations I had on that journey.” The project includes 14-tracks with appearances from Janelle Monáe, St. Beauty and Roman GianArthur. Stream it below.

ALBUM: FUTURE – ‘FUTURE’

February 20, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Future drops off his fifth studio album Future. Released through Epic Records/A1/Freebandz, the self-titled project includes 17 tracks with no features. “I want to be able to speak on how I’m living now, more so,” he said. “I want to be authentic to what I am now, true to what I am, to be able to tell you, to get you from where you’re at, to get to where I am now, to this position…It’s like a fresh start.” In addition to this release, Future is set to embark on the “Nobody Safe Tour” with Migos, Tory Lanez and Kodak Black beginning Read More

STREAM KEHLANI’S DEBUT ALBUM ‘SWEETSEXYSAVAGE’

January 30, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Many collaborations and singles after, Kehlani’s debut SweetSexySavage is finally here. The “multi-layered” project features 18 tracks including the singles include the singles “CRZY” and “Distraction.” “This one, I really took my time like, ‘Every song, I not only have to write really intensely, but I have to make sure that I push myself to get the sonics correctly,” Kehlani told Power 106’s “The Cruz Show.” Stream SweetSexySavage below.

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